Academy News

Presenters will provide a status report on the FASB and IASB insurance contracts project. There also will be a discussion of IASB’s work on Phase 2 of the project, the resulting significant changes to the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) on insurance contracts, and the potential changes to U.S. GAAP that are being considered by FASB. Stay tuned for more information! (September 21, 2012)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week's worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (September 21, 2012)

Speakers give an overview of Precept 13 and discuss how to consider applying it in a self-regulating profession. Several case studies are also included. (September 18, 2012)

The Academy released a decision brief highlighting some of the issues that federal and state policymakers and regulators should consider when making their Medicaid expansion decisions. Read the Academy news release. (September 14, 2012)

Read about issues that affect pension actuaries and the Academy’s work to advance sound pension policy in the latest edition. (September 14, 2012)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week's worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (September 14, 2012)

Panelists will present the actuarial perspective on the 2012 Social Security Trustees Report and the assumptions used in determining Social Security projections. Social Security Administration Chief Actuary Steve Goss will be on hand to provide additional comments and answer questions. (September 13, 2012)

The Foundation has been nominated to receive up to $250,000 in grant money through the Chase Community Giving 2012 charity voting event.  The voting started yesterday and goes through September 19.  For more information, visit The Actuarial Foundation website. (September 07, 2012)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week's worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (September 07, 2012)

Academy President Dave Sandberg announces proposed rules of procedure for joint disciplinary actions exposed for comment. (September 04, 2012)

Register now and save $100 on your registration fee for the Life and Health Qualifications Seminar. This annual seminar is the primary source of instruction for actuaries who wish to be qualified to issue actuarial opinions for either the NAIC Life and A&H Annual Statement or the NAIC Health Annual Statement but may not have met the specific qualification requirements set forth in the U.S. Qualification Standards. Don’t miss it—registration is limited to only 100 attendees! (September 02, 2012)

The LPC held its 24th Post-NAIC/PBA Webinar on Aug. 30. The webinar focused on the NAIC’s Life Actuarial Task Force activities including an update from the NAIC’s Summer National Meeting in August. In addition, the webinar covered the Academy’s proposed PBR updating and review process, Actuarial Guideline 38 activities, an update on capital issues and a brief summary of the Academy professionalism event at the meeting. Download the presentation slides for free or purchase the audio recording. (August 31, 2012)

Read about reinsurance business strategy, the analytical uses of social media, revising Civil War death counts using actuarial models, and much more.  (August 31, 2012)

Read the latest issue of This Week—the Academy's end-of-week digital newsletter, compiling a week's worth of news, updates, and media coverage in one convenient, easy-to-use publication. (August 31, 2012)

Read about recent health care reform activities in the latest edition of HealthCheck. (August 29, 2012)